openSUSE 10 Security Update : xen (xen-4764)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes various Xen issues.

Two security problems were fixed: CVE-2007-5906: Xen allowed virtual
guest system users to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) by
using a debug register (DR7) to set certain breakpoints.

CVE-2007-5907: Xen 3.1.1 does not prevent modification of the CR4 TSC
from applications, which allows pv guests to cause a denial of service

Also the following bugs were fixed: 279062: Timer ISR/1: Time went
backwards 340379: Xen-3.04_13138-0.52 not working with FV File-Backed

Solution :

Update the affected xen packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29891 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5906

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